Opinion

The Nome Common Council’s decisions are only as good as the comments they hear from citizens who go before it. Without any public input, on the record, the Council is getting away with inaction on...
The Nome Nugget has new caretakers. The ownership of Alaska’s oldest newspaper recently changed hands from the Estate of Nancy L. McGuire to longtime employees, my husband Nils Hahn and me, Diana...
The current immigration debate is raging across the nation, fueled by inconclusive tweets and messages by the president. One day he’s for the zero-tolerance approach - whispered in his ears by far...
Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel are threatened by one of the most invasive mining proposals ever to reach Nome. We do place our faith in the public process of permitting, or vetting projects and...
With horror I watched videos shared on social media that showed a monstrous cutter head gold mining dredge custom-made to tear up the bottom of Safety Sound and Bonanza Channel in order to dredge...
This winter was a tough one for us here in Western Alaska. It was no doubt a very heavy snow year and most of us were busy shoveling and removing snow most of the time. Flat light and constant storms...
The paper that this newspaper is printed on comes from Canada. For many  years, American printing companies and newspapers have imported Canadian newsprint because there are not enough American mills...
Dedication, hard work, tireless caring for the wellbeing of the team and putting the interest of the whole team before one’s own agenda is what it takes to prepare and successfully run a long...
A Republican-run Congress suddenly forgot what they ranted about during the Obama years concerning the national debt and increasing budget deficits. Now, all those budget hawks and fiscal...
This winter, Nome has phenomenal trail conditions. Snow has come early and plentiful, making for great trails that many enjoy for outdoor recreation and traveling between villages. Trails around Nome...

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